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NEC NPP401W

74

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NEC NPP401W

$1,108.65
NEC NP-P401W
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A good value for money and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with alright running costs
36dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No Apr 2013
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NEC NP-P401W Review

With very good features and representing value for money, we have ranked the NEC NP-P401W number 505 across all projectors.
78
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
4000:1 contrast ratio creating extremely detailed images
Four audio inputs make it easy to add sound to enhance every presentation
Powerful 16w speakers provide volume needed for large rooms
Built in cornerstone correction including pincushion and barrel correction
, 6000-hour filter drastically reduces cleaning frequency, thereby decreasing the total cost of ownership
Variable audio-out allows the remote control to adjust speaker volume
Vertical lens shift enables flexible projector placement
IEU lite (image express utility lite) for audio and video transmission from a computer to the projector over the network
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Does not support full HD

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NEC NP-P401W In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,108.65 it is in the most expensive 33% of projectors.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The NP-P401W has an average running cost of $130 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The NEC NP-P401W's noise level of 36dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 64% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NP-P401W's contrast ratio (typical) of only 4,000 is in the lowest 32% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The NP-P401W's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 30% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the NP-P401W of 4,000h is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 56% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NP-P401W has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NP-P401W has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the NP-P401W of 240W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 46% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The NP-P401W supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the NEC NP-P401W does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

original equipment manufacture mss926881i01, original equipment manufacture npp401w, nec projectors intgrtn npp401w, nec projectors intgrtn p401w, nec projectors intgrtn 12x8, visipax prnpp401w, visipax npp401w, unknown npp401w, generic npp401w, nec prnpp401w, unknown p401w, visipax 12x8, nec npp401w, nec 12x8

Barcodes:

00000011084444, 0000008.06E+11, 00012300866590, 00021112693911, 00027696419978, 0008.05736E+11, 00132017786469, 00163121204532, 00168141610547, 00172302797176, 00564548358134, 00779184227342, 00799198482346, 00803982811554, 00805736045468, 00809392588697, 00840419477020, 00898029657127, 08057360454686

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